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Game of Thrones: Sons of the Harpy

Game of Thrones Son of the Harpy

This episode was where the season took a dark turn I noticed, and for Game of Thrones to take a dark turn, it must be pretty serious. The episode opens on a man getting out of a boat, and he is soon hit over the head by none other than Jorah Mormont, who is still […]

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Game of Thrones: High Sparrow

Game of Thrones High Sparrow

I’ve read a lot about this season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, and people who worked on the show are saying that this is the season that starts to take the show in a different direction from the books. If I didn’t see it in previous episodes, I definitely do now, and this episode more […]

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Game of Thrones: The House of Black and White

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I am so excited to be talking about this week’s Game of Thrones episode, as it introduces one of my favorite elements from the book series, the House of Black and White. The episode opens on Arya still aboard ship that carries her to Braavos, learning about their customs already. I’d like to note that […]

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Game of Thrones: The Wars to Come

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Let me just start by starting I’m thrilled to be doing the recaps for season 5 of “Game of Thrones.” I’ve been a huge supporter of the show and the books for the past couple years, and I’ve been waiting for this on the edge of my seat since last years finale. The episode starts […]

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Alice en Bataille

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We like gothic and we like literary, so Heavy Red’s Alice en Bataille couture Halloween costume really hits the spot. The concept is a sort of goth battle-ready Alice in Wonderland. Each year, Heavy Red does a different take on Alice in Wonderland cosplay. Maybe I am over-thinking it, but I do believe the progression […]

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Martha Stewart Dark Living for Halloween

Martha Stewart Halloween Dead Ringer

We were just reminded by Gothic.Org that, even though the new Martha Stewart Living Halloween special comes out this week, we can get started with last year’s and get to all those Halloween projects we might have procrastinated. Most notably, the issue has an online portion with templates for creating all the crafts described in […]

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Hector and the Search for Happiness

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Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead) plays the lead role in Hector and the Search for Happiness. The opening of the official trailer shows a yellow bi-plane flying among the clouds, the pilot is smiling and there’s a dog in the co-pilot seat. The scene evokes Hector’s nostalgic fantasy of happiness as that same plane […]

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Tim Burton Big Eyes First Look

Tim Burton Big Eyes

This December, the unpleasant divorce battle between artists Margaret Keane and Walter Keane will be coming to the big screen, directed by Tim Burton. It is generally agreed that Margaret Keane painted the wildly successful series of big-eyed waif children, staring tragically out of the frame at the viewer. During the 1960’s, at the height […]

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Vital Vein Latex Horror Fashion

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Vital Vein are Seattle-based latex couturiers. They make a variety of fun horror designs. There is the “I Heart Your Guts” dress with body parts reminiscent of the game Operation. There is a rubber dress with some steampunk gears glued on it. There are some ouija-themed outfits, with a number of occult symbols. And, most […]

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ALTAR: A New Feature-Length Horror Film Kickstarter

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From the diabolical writer that brought us Tin Man, Alice, and Neverland, comes an exciting and creepy new film about demonic possession, ghosts, and dark magik. ALTAR stars Matthew Modine and Olivia Williams, as a young couple embarking on the renovation and restoration of a creepy old mansion, but in the process they bring back […]

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